Jeanette Wichman 1918-2015


Jeanette Wichman, 97, formerly of Holton, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at Brookside Retirement in Overbrook.

She was born Oct. 6, 1918, at Seneca, the daughter of Joseph and Bertha Feisam Nolte.

Mrs. Wichman was a checker at the A&P Grocery in Holton.

She was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holton, the Altar Society at the church and a volunteer leader with the Girl Scouts.

She married Cletus Wichman on May 17, 1939, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Seneca. He died Feb. 3, 1994.

Survivors include a son, Max Wichman and wife Therese, Topeka; a daughter, Colleen Bremer and husband Galen, Lyn­don; a brother, Jim Nolte, Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Claudia Woodruff, Nacogdoches, Texas, and Geor­getta VanCott, in Washington state; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holton. Burial followed in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery at Seneca.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brookside Retirement or the Girl Scouts, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1034, Holton, KS 66436.

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